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Nov. 13, 2012

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Dividing energy efficiency funds after ballot measure

Now that voters have approved California's Proposition 39, which will increase taxes on some corporations, the real fight lies ahead in the state Legislature: dividing up $2.5 billion intended for energy efficiency projects in government buildings.

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Superstorm shows climate change isn't science fiction

Helen Clark, the administrator of the United Nations Development Program, argued that a lack of coordinated global action on climate change is undermining efforts to alleviate extreme poverty, affecting food prices and water insecurity, and exposing millions to diseases.

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Improving breast milk feeding rates for preemies

Researchers at the School of Medicine have helped 11 California hospitals improve their rates of breast milk feeding for premature infants, a strategy that carries implications for helping hospitals adopt underused practices.

Campus Announcements

  • Open Enrollment reminder: Remember that Open Enrollment runs through Thursday, Nov. 15. You can change your health and life benefits for 2013, reenroll in your health care and/or dependent day care Flexible Spending Account(s) and add or remove dependents. Get more information about your benefit choices on the Stanford Benefits website.
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